Make the quick dry rub by combining all of the ingredients in a bowl
Make the Homemade Beer BBQ Sauce
Brown the onions in a saucepan, then add the garlic & remaining ingredients in.
Rub the chicken thighs liberally with the BBQ rub. Make sure to coat both sides.
Grill the thighs for about 2½ hrs or until the internal temperature is 165 degrees.
When the chicken reaches the desired temp, baste the top of the thighs with the BBQ sauce
Make sure to completely cover the top and sides. Let it continue to smoke for another 10-15 mins!